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Pirmdiena, 2017.gada 24.jūlijs / Krista, Kristiāna, Kristiāns, Kristīne

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09.-11.06.2017.
MTBO 3-days, Riga
Bulletin 2 | Results
MTB Orienteering
05.08.2017.
Bauska Rogaine, Bauska
3h, 6h | Registration | Participants

17.09.2017.
Folks Rogaine
Baldone (4h, 8h)
Bulletin

28.10.2017.
Jūrmala Rogaine
Jurmala 

22.-23.04.2017.
Riga Cup, Riga, Vecaki
Results, splits, GPS tracks, photos etc. 


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Riga Orienteering Week will be a memorable event that includes 3 regular orienteering evening races from Tuesday to Thursday and two days of Riga Cup on the weekend. It will also offer various training opportunities during the whole week. In addition, besides the week of orienteering in the local sand dune terrain it will provide you with an opportunity to combine it with visiting the city Riga - an architectural, artistic and cultural destination. Welcome to Riga! Behold, experience, enjoy!

 Programme

Tue.18.04.2017.

 

Orienteering Series

"Magnēts"

Riga, Suži

Free start

from 16.00 to 19.30

Wed. 19.04.2017.

 

Orienteering Series

"Magnēts"

Priedaime

Free start

from 16.00 to 19.30

Thu.20.04.2017.

 

Orienteering Series

"Magnēts"

Garkalne

Free start

from 16.00 to 19.30

Fri.21.04.2017.

    

Riga Sightseeing Tour

Riga

16.00-18.00

English, Swedish or

Russian speaking guide

Sat.22.04.2017.

Riga Cup 2017

Day 1 

Riga, Vecāķi

Middle distance        

World Ranking Event

Sun.23.04.2017.

Riga Cup 2017

Day 2

Riga, Vecāķi

Middle distance

Rīga Cup final 

Tue.18.- Sun.23.04.2017.

          

 

Training:

1. Rīga, Biķernieki

2.Rīga, Ziemeļblāzma

Other training options

available on request.

 4 training courses

~2,4,6 and 8 km

 

 

 Sample map - Biķernieki

 Sample map- Ziemeļblāzma

 

  Venues

 

 Orienteering series Magnēts

Tuesday April 18
Suži, Rīga

Wednesday April 19
Priedaine, Riga

Thursday April 20
Garkalne, Riga

   

How to get there? Jāņa Sēta map

Public transport:
Buss No.11, 19, 29, stop "Suži"

Signs from bus stop "Suži"

Route planner available HERE

How to get there? Jāņa Sēta map

Public transport:
Train: Riga - Sloka - Tukums, stop "Priedaine"

Signs from railway station "Priedaine"

Train schedule can be found HERE

How to get there? Jāņa Sēta map

Public transport:
Train: Riga-Sigulda-Valmiera, stop "Garkalne"

Signs from railway station "Garkalne"

Train schedule can be found HERE

Event details

Free start from 16.00 to 19.30
Finish closes on 21.00
SPORTident  system is used at all events.

Classes and approximate course lengths

 Course 1*     Course 2    Course 3    Course 4    Course 5    Course 6    Course 7    Course 8

W8, M8

W10, M10

W12, M12

M85

W14, M14

W80, M80

W21C, OPEN1

W40B, W45B

W50, W55

W60, W65

W70, W75

M75, OPEN2

W16, W18

W21B, W35B

W40A, W45A

M60, M65

M70, OPEN3

W21A, W35A

M16, M21AK

M50, M55

M21C, M35B

M40B, M45B

M18, M21B

M40A, M45A

M21AL, M35A
1-2 km 2,5-4 km 3-4,5 km 4,5-5,5 km 5-7 km 5-7 km 6-8 km 7-10 km

* Marked course

Entry fees

Classes WM 8,10, 12, 14, 16, 18 - 2 EUR
Classes WM 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85 - 3 EUR
Other classes - 5 EUR

SPORTident card rent - 1 EUR

Prizes

The 3 best runners in all classes will be awarded with diploma and prize 

Services

  • Catering
  • Childcare
  • Orienteering shop

Magnēts O-School

Free orienteering training for children up to 12 every day at 18.30. 

 Sightseeing Tour
Friday April 21 16:00
English, Swedish or Russian speaking guide.
Length: 2 hours
Price: 16 EUR

                      

Riga has a lot to see, first of all, it is included in the UNESCO World Heritage list. This more than 800 years old capital of Latvia is well know for it’s architecture Art Noveau. But there are more styles of architecture to see – Gothic style, Romanesque style, Classicism, Renaissance and Baroque. Between all these styles of architecture, there are 160 monuments in the Old part of Riga. To visit and see all of this you will need some assistance, our tour guides will explain, lead and show you these things, including visit to the churches in the Old part of Riga and lead you near the channel which is streching through the Old Riga. Enjoy this tour filled with information and knowledge, as well as charm of the narrow streets of the Old Riga. Start of the tour will be next to the Monument of Freedom, very important place for all Latvians.

Information about Riga Live Riga & latvia.travel

 Riga Cup
Saturtay April 22 - Sunday April 23


Location:

Riga, Vecāķi

Programme:

18.04. Middle distance (WRE)
Start 14.00.

19.04. Middle distance
Start 11.00.

Chasing start for the elite classes on the 2nd day.

Competition classes:

Women, Men 8, 10 (both marked course), 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, 21E (WRE), 21A, 21B, 35, 40, 45, 50, 55, 60, 65, 70, 75, 80, 85, OPEN1, OPEN2.

Prizes:

The main prize, that is sponsored by the association SAA "Magnets", will be given to the winners of overall ranking in MW21E classes.

Money prizes:

1st place - 350 EUR
2nd place - 250 EUR
3rd place - 200 EUR
4th place - 150 EUR
5th place - 100 EUR
6th place - 50 EUR                                                                                                                                                                        

The 3 best runners in 1st days WRE event will be awarded with a medal and a diploma.

In the other classes top 3 runners in the overall ranking will receive prizes.

Event centre and forbidden area:

Terrain description:

Mixed forest with young pines. Detailed dune terrain. The highest point – 25m above the sea level. Runnability from excellent to average. The map is renewed in 2016./2017. Mappers - Andrejs Birums (2012.), Maris Strautnieks (2016./2017.).

The old map (2012.) HERE

                                                   

Photos from the terrain:

   

More photos here

Entries:

Online entry form will be available on the website starting 01.12.2016. HERE

Deadline for the entries is Monday, 17th April 2017. After 18th April only vacant places will be available for an additional 50% of the entry fee.

Entry fees:

Registration date

2 days

1 day

MW 21E

Until 10.04.2017.

20 EUR

12 EUR

11.04.-17.04.2017.

24 EUR

15EUR

MW 21A-55, OPEN

Until 10.04.2017.

18 EUR

10 EUR

11.04.-17.04.2017.

20 EUR

12EUR

MW 16-20,MW 60-80

Until 10.04.2017.

12 EUR

7 EUR

11.04.-17.04.2017.

15 EUR

10EUR

MW 12-14

Until 10.04.2017.

8 EUR

5 EUR

11.04.-17.04.2017.

10 EUR

6EUR

MW 8-10

Until 10.04.2017.

4 EUR

3 EUR

11.04.-17.04.2017.

6 EUR

4 EUR

SI-card rent 1 EUR/day

In case of loss full value of the SI card must be refunded.

Directions for obtaining entry permits/visas:

List of countries citizens of which may enter the Republic of Latvia without a visa as well as information on how a visa can be obtained can be found here

Training opportunities:

Magnets organise training competitions in the region of Rīga 2-3 times a week all year around. More information and event calendar can be found on Magnets website.

Maps for individual training on relevant terrain are also available for purchase.

Flashback to year 2016 - results, sample maps, photos, video, gps tracking

 Riga Cup Bulletin is available HERE.

 Model Event / Training

    

How to get there? Jāņa Sēta map   

Public transport:
Buss No.1, 14, 21, 40,
bus stop "ALFA"

Route planner available HERE



 

How to get there? Jāņa Sēta map   

Public transport:
Buss No.11, 19, 21, 40,
bus stop "Ziemeļblāzma"

Route planner available HERE

Train: Riga - Saulkrasti,
stop "Ziemeļblāzma"

Train schedule available HERE

4 training courses will be offered at each of the training areas with approximate course lengths ~2, 4, 6 and 8km. Controls will be marked with white/red ribbons and numbers in the forest. No electronical time keeping. Maps can be received at the event centre of any of the Magnets events. On request they can also be picked up the event office at Silciema iela 3, Riga.

Entry Fee

3 EUR per map

 Accommodation

Accomodations in Riga : stay.liveriga.com

Accommodation on hard floor in "IK Auseklis" club house, 3 EUR per night. Showers accessible. No cooking opportunities but shopping centre Alfa nearby provides a variety of dining options.

 Souvenirs

Special Riga Orienteering Week MUG can be ordered with the entry. The price is 6 EUR.

 Contact information

magnets@magnets.lv
Ieva Freimane +371 29216088 

 
 

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Sponsors

Sportident
IK Auseklis  
Latvijas leļļu teātris   Garmin Rīgas meži

"Aprīkojuma iegāde orientēšanās aktivitāšu organizēšanai"
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Cooperation partners
Tukums Jelgava Meridins Stirnu Buks